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Fort Community Cemetery & Burial Sites Meeting

Title:Fort Community Cemetery & Burial Sites Meeting
Date & Time:Sat Sep 16, 2023 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:Fort Ward Park Museum, 4301 W. Braddock Rd.
Event Details:City staff will hold a community informational meeting about the installation of permanent fencing around the Fort community burial sites and cemeteries located in Fort Ward Park. During the meeting staff will review the scope of work to be performed, including the selected fencing style, and the layout of fencing that will be used to demarcate the Old Grave Yard, the Adams burial plot, the Clark burial site, and the Jackson Cemetery. The meeting will convene at the Museum parking lot for a walk to each of the four burial sites. The Beitzell Fence Company, based in Gainesville, Virginia, was awarded the project. Installation is scheduled to take place the last week of September. Staff from the Office of Historic Alexandria, including a City archaeologist, will be on-site to monitor the installation work. To RSVP, contact Susan Cumbey, or call 746.4848. Attendees may choose to drive or walk to each location. City provided transportation between burial sites will be available upon request by submitting your request to Susan Cumbey by September 15, Noon.
Contact Person:Susan Cumbey
Contact Phone No.:703.746.4848
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Black History, Community Meeting, Fort Ward Museum, Fort Ward Park, Museums, Parks

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